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Momofuku Milk Bar

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251 E 13th St, New York City, NY 10003-5646
+1 347-577-9504 ext. 4
09:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ummmmm, people, let's talk: Birthday cake truffles. Birthday cake ice cream shakes. I'm an ice cream and dessert snob and for me, it doesn't get better. It was a cold night in March, we walked from the Bowery north, through mountains of melting snow/ice to savor the goodness. There's a grumpy man living next door who told us essentially to... More 

Thank Michael B
new jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Their soft serve crack pie ice cream with corn flake topping!! Worth every last calorie!!!! the cereal milk is good too but not as flavorful as the crack pie! $7.00 for small soft serve, its pricey......but worth it!

Thank marleneNewJersey
New York City, New York
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally tried the famous "milk ice cream" from Momofuku milk bar. First deception: only 2 flavours are available. As for the ice cream itself, I hated it, it tasted like old milk and it was melting crazily fast.

Thank Foodetcaetera
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Cereal milk shake and Birthday Cake Truffles! Really good! It can be a little hard to find this place, but really worth the trip.

Thank tdsea
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

we stopped by after a group outing for drinks. We wanted something fast which it was.. Really interesting menu - we had brussel sprouts, sausage and rice cakes, and duck dumplings. All were very good, if a bit expensive. Clearly a popular place!

Thank jeannette214
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I've been here twice, both at the behest of foodie friends, and each time it has been thoroughly disappointing. Their desserts are overpoweringly sweet and lack the taste or creative flair required to back up the hype.

Thank mhan128
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Cereal milk soft serve with crunch was a winner! Nevermind, if it's 7deg C outside, make sure you try this out :)

Thank mmalrac
Cayman Islands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We walked here previous to our show and it is well worth it. We had cereal milk ice cream with crunch and a crack pie - delicious! Calorific but worth it! There is no seating but enough room to stand and eat for a small group. They serve stumptown coffee which we are huge fans of and service was good.

Thank CaymanGreg
Seattle, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stopped by here to try the cereal milk soft serve- which we both agreed is delicious but we were actually more impressed by the cookies. The flavors are great- but the blueberry is unlike any other cookie I've ever tried. Be sure to buy a box to take cookies home from your trip to NYC

Thank Jen B
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I've been coming back to Milk Bar (all branches) ever since my first visit to New York in 2012 and they never fail to serve up inventive, tasty snacks and desserts in their rotating menu. Some of the highlights, at least in my opinion!, include the famous Crack Pie, the Compost Cookie, Birthday Cake shake, and the Egg and Cheddar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 E 13th St, New York City, NY 10003-5646
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 347-577-9504 ext. 4

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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